Healthy Eating, 8 Days left Until Christmas

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A Joyful Christmas Holiday Period from the team at Balham Dental Studio

8 Sleeps till Christmas, Healthy Foods for Healthy Teeth

A balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains provides essential nutrients for oral health. These foods help maintain a healthy pH balance in the mouth and support strong, resilient teeth.

Here are some bullet points about healthy food for teeth:

  1. Apples: Apples are a great source of fiber, which helps to cleanse your teeth and gums. They also contain malic acid, which helps to neutralize plaque acids.

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  2. Carrots: Carrots are another good source of fiber, and they also contain calcium and vitamin C, which are essential for healthy teeth.

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  3. Celery: Celery is a crunchy vegetable that helps to stimulate saliva production, which helps to wash away food particles and bacteria. It also contains vitamins and minerals that are beneficial for dental health.

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  4. Yogurt: Yogurt is a good source of calcium and protein, which are essential for healthy teeth. It also contains probiotics, which can help to improve oral health.

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  5. Cheese: Cheese is a good source of calcium and phosphorus, which are essential for healthy teeth and bones. It also contains casein, a protein that helps to strengthen enamel.

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  6. Watermelon: Watermelon is a refreshing fruit that is high in water content. This helps to keep your mouth moist and prevent bacteria from growing. It also contains vitamin C, which is essential for healthy teeth and gums.

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  7. Leafy greens: Leafy greens, such as spinach, kale, and collard greens, are a good source of calcium and vitamin K, which are essential for healthy teeth and bones. They also contain chlorophyll, which has anti-bacterial properties.

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  8. Nuts and seeds: Nuts and seeds are a good source of calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus, which are essential for healthy teeth. They also contain healthy fats, which can help to protect your teeth from decay.

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  9. Fish: Fish is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, which have anti-inflammatory properties. This can help to reduce inflammation in your mouth, which can lead to gum disease.

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